The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Northgate products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Northgate over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Northgate Information Solutions plc.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Northgate
Rank 154 128 135
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +7
Contract jobs citing Northgate 4 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.10% 0.13% 0.037%
As % of the Vendors category 0.24% 0.30% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -11.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £334
% change year-on-year
- -2.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.66%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1647 1329 1254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 43.03% 44.26% 46.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 872 674 545
Average daily rate £365 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 98 98
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -20.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.61 £40.00 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

Northgate
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Northgate across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Northgate Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Northgate
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Northgate across the North West region.

Northgate Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Northgate
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Northgate across the North West region.

Northgate Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Northgate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Northgate also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Northgate.

1 3 (42.86%) Civica
1 3 (42.86%) Capita
1 3 (42.86%) Academy Housing
1 3 (42.86%) Orchard
1 3 (42.86%) Aareon QL
1 3 (42.86%) Aareon
1 3 (42.86%) OPENHousing
2 2 (28.57%) MIS ActiveH
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) E-business
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 1 (14.29%) VBA
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Legal
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) arcHouse
3 1 (14.29%) Business Development

Northgate
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Northgate also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Northgate. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Academy Housing
1 3 (42.86%) Aareon QL
1 3 (42.86%) OPENHousing
2 2 (28.57%) MIS ActiveH
3 1 (14.29%) Northgate Housing
3 1 (14.29%) arcHouse
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (14.29%) Orchard Housing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Commercial Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Development Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Support
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Business Development Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Commercial Development Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
1 1 (14.29%) CRM
1 1 (14.29%) E-business
1 1 (14.29%) Migration
1 1 (14.29%) Scrum
1 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
1 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
1 1 (14.29%) Business Development
1 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
1 1 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
1 1 (14.29%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VBA
2 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Civica
1 3 (42.86%) Capita
1 3 (42.86%) Orchard
1 3 (42.86%) Aareon
2 1 (14.29%) Kypera
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft